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WORLD BOOK NIGHT CELEBRATION (18YRS+ BYOB)
Calling all book lovers and quiz masterminds! Giffnock library will be hosting a BIG QUIZ to celebrate World Book Night. All you need to do is create the winning team (naturally), register the team with the library and turn up on the night. Simple! And what's more, you can BYOB AND win prizes.
Thursday 23rd April; 7pm - 8.30pm approx; Call the library to register your team on: 0141 577 4976
READ, RELAX, REFRESH (16yrs+)
Join us at these informal sessions where the library team select and read aloud extracts and poetry to bring a sense of wellness from reading.
A great way to read, relax and refresh over a cuppa.
Giffnock Library / Weekly on Thurs 6 Feb- 27 Feb / 10.30- 11.30am
Mearns Library / Weekly on Fri 6 March- 17 April / 11-12noon (Except Good Friday)
Barrhead Foundry Library / Weekly on Fri 24 April- 29 May / 12.30- 2pm
To book your place, contact the library: Giffnock Library 0141 577 4976 or Mearns Library 0141 577 4979 or Barrhead Foundry on 0141 580 1174
SHARE A SONG & SING-ALONG
Enjoy a good old sing-along and 'gie it laldy' with others in a wonderfully relaxed setting. Belt out some favourite tunes from Elvis and Sinatra to old Scottish folk songs. All are most welcome to join in and enjoy a refreshing cuppa and absolutely no singing experience necessary! 'I loved the singing and met lots of nice people and the compere was really good and cheery'.
Barrhead Foundry Library / weekly on Mondays from 20 Jan- Mon 15 June / 1.30-2.30pm
Giffnock Library / weekly on Tuesdays from 11 Feb- 24 March / 2.15 -3.15pm and Tuesdays 5 May- 16 June
Free, no need to book.
Are you interested to give colour therapy a go? Come along to a weekly colouring and coffee session for adults in the library and enjoy the relaxing, therapeutic benefits of the activity. This is a lovely, informal way to enjoy company and a nice cuppa. No artistic skills required and all materials will be provided.
Busby Library; weekly on Saturdays between 10.30 and 11.30am. If you are interested to come along, give Peter at Busby library a call on 0141 577 4971 or just turn up!
If you like to knit and enjoy company, why not stitch the two together. A great chance to socialise with old, and meet new friends, over a nice relaxed cuppa!
At Thornliebank every Wednesday 11:00-12:30. Free, no need to book
At Neilston Library every Wednesday 11.00- 12.30. Free, no need to book
EXPERIENCE VIRTUAL REALITY (13 years+)
Try out the latest Virtual Reality technology and discover what VR's all about!
Travel the world, explore exciting places, and get an immersive experience of sensational sights, from New York to Notre-Dame, or even journey to space and see the stars...
Mearns Library / Wednesday 29 April / Drop-in from 10.30am-12.30pm
Barrhead Foundry / Wednesday 20 May / Drop-in from 1pm-3pm
Clarkston Library / Monday 15 June / Drop-in from 10am-12noon
Free, no need to book.